Pentagon Plans To Send 14 Brigades To Iraq In 2009

Despite the dramatic drop in violence, and resulting casualties, in Iraq over the past year, the Pentagon does not anticipate a dramatic drop in U.S. troops deployed to Iraq.

The planned deployments involve about 26,000 troops and would maintain 14 combat brigades in Iraq from about February to early fall. But the decisions do not rule out potential changes as military leaders assess the security there and eye more troop withdrawals.

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Judge Halverson Update: Husband To Face Charges Of Attempted Murder

First, in July 2007, Judge Elizabeth Halverson was prohibited from entering the courthouse where she sat as a judge.  Then she faced a hearing before the Nevada Judicial Discipline Commission for her alleged misconduct, which was delayed by her health problems.  Then her husband fractured her skull with a frying pan.

Now Judge Halverson’s husband, Edward Halverson, has been indicted by a grand jury in Las Vegas on charges of,

attempted murder with the use of a deadly weapon and battery constituting domestic violence with use of a deadly weapon resulting in substantial bodily harm.

More updates to follow as this case develops.

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Season 5 Of The Office

Season 5 of The Office, U.S. version, premiered on 28SEP08.

The Office

Pam’s rendering of Dwight.

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H/T: Office Tally